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BACHELOR OF ARTS or BACHELOR OF SCIENCE
IN ZOOLOGY

Advisors: Jennings

General Education & Other Requirements By This Major
General Ed. Lab Science courses must be outside the Biology discipline.
CHEM 151 and 152 are required (and must be passed with a grade of C or
higher) unless Chemistry is declared as a minor or second major. Students
must choose a minor or second major outside of the Biology discipline with the
exception of Botany.
54 credits of upper division courses are required (6 credits outside of major &
minor). At least 12 credit hours must come from Writing Intensive courses.

B.A. Requirements
Complete any upper division Spanish course, or one of the following:
SPAN 202, SPAN 214, or SPAN 252

B.S. Requirements (6 credit hours)
MATH 321 Statistics 3

Complete an additional three credit hours in Computer Science, beyond the
General Education requirements.

Life Science Core Requirements
BIOL 202/203 Majors I: Plant Form, Function and Diversity & lab 4
BIOL 204/205 Majors II: Animal Form, Function and Diversity & lab 4
BIOL 206/207 Majors III: Intro to Cell Biology & lab 4
BIOL 301/303 Ecology & lab 4
BIOL 366/368 Genetics & lab 4
BIOL 422 Evolution 3
  Total core credit hours 23

Zoology Major Requirements
BIOL 310/312 Invertebrate Zoology & lab 4
BIOL 311/313 Vertebrate Zoology & lab 4
BIOL 342 Comparative Physiology  
or BIOL 320 Animal Behavioral Ecology  
or BIOL 432 Biogeography 3
BIOL 442/443 Ornithology & lab  
or BIOL 448/449 Herpetology & lab  
or BIOL 451/453 Mammalogy & lab 4
BIOL 462/464 Comparative Chordate Anatomy & lab 5
BIOL 486 Senior Project 2
BIOL ___ Upper-Division guided electives 8
    30
  Total credit hours 53

Degree Plans

 
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